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How do Hearing Aids Work?

In hearing accessories, hearing aids, News and Technology by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

In recent years, the advancement of education and awareness of hearing loss coupled with technological advances allows us to move past the stereotypical view of the use of hearing aids. Our attention to hearing loss as a public health issue also demands our action to be aware of our hearing practices and our environment. In the US alone, hearing loss …

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The Link Between Untreated Hearing Loss and Mental Health

In Family and Relationships, hearing, hearing accessories, hearing loss, Lifestyle and Leisure by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

You know that living with untreated hearing loss leads to a disconnect with your everyday life. You don’t hear the phone ringing, you’ve missed the doorbell three times this week, and you can’t follow conversations as easily as you used to. You have started staying home rather than meeting friends for dinner, and you can’t remember what the birds sound …

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Beyond Hearing Aids: 4 Hearing Aid Accessories For Even Better Hearing

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Beyond Hearing Aids: 4 Hearing Aid Accessories For Even Better Hearing For most with hearing loss, the first and most important step toward better hearing is the hearing aid. Hearing aids are incredible feats of technology that can transform a hearing impaired individual’s life for the better. But beyond the hearing aid, there are lots of additional tools that we …